Borderline (video game)

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Borderline Game.jpg
Platform(s)Arcade, SG-1000
  • JP: July 15, 1983
Genre(s)Vertical scrolling shooter, Maze
Mode(s)Single player
Arcade systemSega VIC Dual

Borderline is a 1981 arcade game by Sega.[1] The player controls a Jeep and has to destroy enemy refineries. There are four stages with different gameplay. The first stage plays like a vertically scrolling shooter. In the second stage, the player maneuvers his Jeep through underbrush, and enemies can only follow on its path, a concept later found in Dig Dug.

Borderline was reissued later in the year with slightly altered graphics as Star Raker. It was a launch game for the SG-1000,[2] and converted for the Atari 2600 under the name Thunderground, released by Sega's home division.


  1. ^ Borderline at the Killer List of Videogames
  2. ^ Marley, Scott (December 2016). "SG-1000". Retro Gamer. No. 163. Future Publishing. p. 58.

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